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This monsoon, trek up challenging paths

The Lohagad trek is ideal for beginners, with stairs at the end of the trail leading upto the fort.

Himachal Pradesh: 21 Thane trekkers rescued, 1 dead.

“16 trekkers were brought to the ITBO base camp at Rani Kanda and nine of them were sent to Shimla. Six trekkers, apart from the body of the deceased, are being brought down to base camp,” she said.


Himachal: Aerial, ground operation begin to trace Delhi trekker missing in Manali

Akhil, who had earlier also visited Manali for trekking, had come with his friends but went missing from on Sara-Baggi area above Jagatsukh village.

Four trekkers stranded in Panpatia glacier in Uttarakhand

Rudraprayag Superintendent of Police (SP) Prahlad Meena said, "The trekkers have been stranded at the glacier for two days now. A team was despatched for the rescue operations today [Wednesday] morning, but we haven't been able to contact the team yet."

Still unconscious, injured Pune trekker brought to city hospital from Chandigarh

On August 14 at 9.30 in the night, Patil left the base camp of Mount Stok Kangri in Leh with his friend Prashant Nagpure, to reach the peak and hoist the national flag to mark the 70th Independence Day.

Video: This mountain climber's morning run will put yours to shame

The 40-year-old filmmaker, who lives in Sallanches, France, shared the spectacular views from his daring routes across the rugged and often snow-covered terrain.


J&K, Himachal join forces to save ailing trekker’s life

Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh authorities have joined forces to save the life of a youth stranded on the high reaches of Pangi.

Through the Beholder’s Eyes

Giridarshan Club exhibits photographs of the panoramic views that its trekkers have experienced on their trips.

Have fun,with caution thrown in

Monsoon creates some of the most beautiful trekking destinations around the city but trekkers need to take a lot of precautions when venturing out for some fun.

Touching new heights

After a black belt in karate and taekwando,and playing basketball and football in age category nationals,when a 16-year old Arjun Vajpai came back from an advanced level course in mountaineering to tell his mother that he wants to climb Mt. Everest,her response was: "Ya sure,and I want to go to the moon."